Lent

Lent

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February 13, 2016

By: Nadyne Duverseau, Assistant Grants Administrator, Finance Office of The Episcopal Church

In Mark 16:15, Jesus said to his disciples to go into the world and preach the Gospel to every creature. He also told them to go and tell all His good works so they too can be at his house to benefit from His everlasting love. In Luke 14:23, as Jesus said to his servant “Go,” He commanded him...

February 12, 2016

By: Joyce Douglas United Thank Offering Board, Province III Representative Diocese of Southern Virginia

A Time to Get Going

A Paraphrase of God’s Command to Noah (Genesis 8:15-9:3)

 When God delivered Noah and his family after a tumultuous year-long voyage over troubled waters, he commanded Noah, “Go, I have given you a second chance...

February 11, 2016

By: The Rev. Deon Johnson, Rector, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brighton, Michigan

Come let us go...I need you!

I may not know you.

I may never meet you.

But I need you.

I need your gifts and skills,

your determination and strength.

I need your failures and your sorrows,

your pain and your stumbling.

We may never cross...

February 10, 2016

By: The Rt. Reverend Russell Kendrick, Bishop, Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

 

When evening had come, Jesus said to his disciples, "Let us go across to the other side." Mark 4:35

It is one thing to go; it is an altogether different thing to go “to the other side.”   Until now, being with Jesus had been a relatively safe adventure...

February 10, 2016

By: Lacy Broemel, Manager for Communications and Operations, Office of Government Relations

"The aftermath of nonviolence is the creation of the beloved community. The aftermath of nonviolence is redemption. The aftermath of nonviolence is reconciliation. The aftermath of violence is emptiness and bitterness.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke those words in a 1957 speech, Birth of a...

February 8, 2016

Clarence Jorden of the Koinonia Movement many years ago wrote this: 

Jesus founded the most revolutionary movement in human history, a movement built on the unconditional love of God for the world, and the mandate to those who follow to live that love.

The season of Lent is upon...

February 8, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

 

 

“The season of Lent is upon us,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in his Message for Lent 2016. “It is a season of making a renewed commitment to participate and be a part of the movement of Jesus in this world.”

The holy season of Lent...

February 8, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

 

« Le temps du Carême arrive » nous dit l’Évêque Président de l’Église épiscopale Michael Curry dans son Message pour le Carême 2016. « C’est le temps d’un engagement renouvelé à participer et faire partie du mouvement de Jésus en ce monde ».

Le saint Carême commence le mercredi 10...

February 8, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

 

 

"Se acerca el tiempo de la Cuaresma", dijo el Obispo Presidente y Primado Michael Curry en su Mensaje para la Cuaresma del 2016. "Es la temporada en la que se hace un compromiso renovado de participar y formar parte de la movimiento de Jesús en este mundo".

La temporada...

February 2, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

The holy season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10, and continues to the festive day of Easter on March 27. Resources for Lent 2016 from the Episcopal Church will be available here and include a wide array of prayers, reflections, links, videos, social media, bulletin inserts, and...

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